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Top Ohio State Football Assistant Addresses Retirement Rumors

first_imgA closeup of an Ohio State football helmet on the field.NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 01: An Ohio State Buckeye helmet is seen on the sidelines prior to the start of the game during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Retirement rumors were swirling for a top Ohio State football assistant coach this offseason. He addressed those rumors in a recent interview.Larry Johnson, a standout defensive line coach for the Buckeyes, heard his name mentioned in the retirement arena this past offseason.The veteran assistant coach, who’s developed arguably the nation’s top defensive line at Ohio State, addressed those rumors on the Big Ten Network.“You want to know when I’m going to retire? Might want to ask me,” Johnson said in an interview for BTN’s The Journey. “I kept hearing all these rumors, coach Johnson this, he’s gonna do this, he’s gonna retire – like, no one has asked me.”Johnson had to take to Twitter this past offseason when rumors were swirling on message boards.Apparently there is misinformation about my future. I want to make a bold statement that I am not going anywhere and I’m proud to be Buckeye. #Buckeyes #RushmenForLife— Larry A. Johnson (@R2X_Rushmen1) December 15, 2017Johnson is one of the top assistant coaches in college football. He would be a major loss from Urban Meyer’s staff, but it appears he’s not going anywhere anytime soon.You can watch his full interview below:last_img read more